2010 In Review

Thank you to everyone who has read & followed my blog in 2010!

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 6,700 times in 2010. That’s about 16 full 747s.

 

In 2010, there were 148 new posts, not bad for the first year! There were 230 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 359mb. That’s about 4 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 29th with 101 views. The most popular post that day was She’s Gonna Blow: Volcanos 101 (Ch.2).

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were facebook.com, en.wordpress.com, woolerywanderings.blogspot.com, mail.live.com, and mail.yahoo.com.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for birthday blessings, abc memory verses, she’s gonna blow 2, she’s gonna blow, and heart treasures wordpress.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.

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She’s Gonna Blow: Volcanos 101 (Ch.2) July 2010
2 comments

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Why Don’t Friend’s With Kids Have Time? July 2010
1 comment

3

The Pretty Princess Phenomenon August 2010
11 comments and 2 Likes on WordPress.com

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ABC Memory Verses May 2010
3 comments

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Praying Scripture: Philippians (Ch. 4) April 2010

Prayer Requests (6)

The Bible says: “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.” Matthew 18:19-20

If God moves when 2 or 3 agree in prayer, I can only imagine what he can do when 500 or more agree! There are between 500-1,000 people who visit my blog each month. A lot of them are regular visitors (daily or weekly).

I plan to post prayer requests and updates weekly on Sundays or Mondays. This blog is public; I will not include personal information such as birthdays, last names, etc. If you have a prayer request, update, and/or praise report that you would like added to the weekly post, please e-mail me by Saturdays via facebook or at:  hearttreasurescontact@yahoo.com

If you would like to include a picture of the person we are praying for, please include it in your e-mail. I will put a “Heart Treasures” stamp on the picture before posting it.

Feel free to forward a link to this page to people who will join us in prayer.

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~~~NEW REQUESTS~~~

Ann: A couple of weeks ago, she lost her unborn baby at around 4 months along. Please pray for complete physical healing and emotional healing for her and her family.

 

Emery: Has an MRI on Tuesday. This is just to see if they can figure out a diagnosis for all of his idiosyncracies. The main request revolves around timing. The test is at 11 am, and he can’t eat for 6 hours before. It is going to be a tough morning for him and his family. Please pray that the doctors will have wisdom.


~~~UPDATED REQUESTS~~~

Greyson: Returns to AI Dupont this Friday for another MRI scan so that the surgeons can re-evaluate the brain tumor. PLEASE pray. The MRI is scheduled for 10:30 am and they will meet with the neurosurgeon at 1:00. This scan requires a contrast dye to be inserted to highlight the tumor, however, last time the dye made him very sick the next morning. Pray that he does not have the same reaction this time.

Previous Request: This 4 year old boy was diagnosed with epilepsy this past spring and was sent to AI Dupont to determine the exact type of epilepsy he had. During a scheduled MRI, an Oncologist found a “mass” in the back left portion of his brain and that it would require surgery. A few days later, his parents met with the neurosurgeon and received better news. He was fairly confident that the tumor was benign, and therefore surgery could be put off for a while. The tumor will be monitored for any sign of change or growth. The tumor is in a place that it can be removed, however, to remove the entire tumor, he most likely will lose coordination and fine motor skills on his left side. This can be regained through physical therapy. For this reason, Greyson’s parents hope that they can wait until he is a bit older before having to do surgery. He is scheduled to return to AI on the 7th of January for another MRI. Those results will determine when surgery should be done. Please pray for Greyson’s healing and the doctors wisdom as they monitor and treat his condition.

 

Heather: is now taking a pill in the morning, and a insulin shot before dinner and a insulin shot before bed. For the most part, sugars are regulated but are just a little too high so they are trying to figure out how much insulin is needed. They start the paper work for Hawaii at her next appointment. Baby girl is getting bigger daily and more active!

Previous Requests: Is still having difficulty regulating her blood sugar even with the insulin and diet change (she has gestational diabetes). Please pray that this will be figured out quickly.Also, the Fetal Eco determined that the baby has Pulmonary stenosis (narrowing in the artery in the heart). Since she is living in Japan right now, she will have to fly to Hawaii when she is 30 weeks along to recheck the baby. At that time the doctors will decide if she will stay in Hawaii to deliver the baby or if she can return home to deliver. Please pray for both Heather and the baby as well as the rest of her family who will be affected by her traveling. Also, pray for the doctor’s wisdom in caring for them.

 

~~~CONTINUED REQUESTS~~~

Jenn: is pregnant with her second baby. She has jaw pain which is probably indicating that she will need her wisdom teeth pulled. The dentist determined that because of how the teeth are positioned, he will have to put her under to do the extractions. Unfortunately, because she is pregnant, they cannot do the surgery until her baby is born. This means waiting until June or later with the pain. Please pray for her healing and comfort.

 

Sam: Her final diagnosis was meningoencephalitis (infection that affects the nervous system causing inflammation of the brain & meninges). She regressed about 6 months and has to relearn how to stand and walk. Please pray for a complete recovery.

 

Shane: My husband has a few career decisions to make in the next few months. He also has Plantar Fasciitis (irritation and swelling of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot) which could effect which direction he chooses. The choice he makes will effect where we live, how much we get paid, and how often he will be deployed. Please pray for wisdom and direction for our family.

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